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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Weekend Overnight Support Person

COSTI REQUIRES WEEKEND OVERNIGHT SUPPORT PERSON FOR ITS RALPH CHIODO FAMILY IMMIGRANT RECEPION CENTRE

This is a part-time non-union position scheduled to work 7-hour shifts from 11:30pm to 7:30 am on Saturdays and Sundays with the possibility of statutory holidays

Duties:

  • Oversees the safety and security of the residents and the Centre.
  • Provides emergency intervention e.g. Fire, theft, family violence and client illness.
  • Performs minor repairs and cleaning duties.
  • Ensures house rules are observed.
  • Provides reception for new arrivals.
  • Prepares rooms for newcomers and serves meals to the late night arrivals.
  • Performs safety checks of the premises and safety equipment and records findings in the Equipment Binder.
  • Organizes and maintains order in the supply room and keeps an up-to-date inventory of linen and supplies.
  • Qualifications:

  • Community college diploma in community work/human services or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in conflict management, dispute resolution and de-escalation.
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with valid First Aid Certificate.
  • Experience working with newcomers and refugees.
  • Some knowledge of building maintenance.
  • Some understanding of refugee's issues would be an asset.
  • Verbal and written English is required. Preference will be given to those who speak any of the following languages: Arabic, French, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, Somali, Dari/Farsi, and Urdu.
  • Location:

    100 Lippincott Street, Toronto

    Duration of Position:

    January 26, 2019 to March 31, 2019

    Starting Salary Range:

    $19.60 to $21.10 per hour

    Posting Date:

    2019-01-10

    Closing Date:

    2019-01-24

    Notes:

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #1-19
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Saniyah Farid
    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Email: resumes@costi.org
    Fax: 416.658.8537

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.